Doris Leone Archer, 99

Doris Leone Archer, daughter of Charley Leroy Neff and Mary Gertrude Harp Neff was born August 19, 1921 in Osceola, and passed from this life Monday, June 7, 2021 at Southern Hills Specialty Care in Osceola, Iowa at 99 years of age.

Doris graduated from Osceola High School in 1939.  She was united in marriage to Willard Archer on August 26, 1942 in Boston MA and two sons, Charles and Randy blessed this union.

Doris and Willard were realtors in Nashua for many years.  Doris gave ceramic lessons in her home, she was an avid quilter and enjoyed needle works.  She was a member of the Methodist Church in Nashua.  She worked as a Nurse for Harkin Hospital after they moved to Osceola.  

Those relatives who preceded Doris in death were her niece, Delaine J. Glasco, great-nephew, Gregory Alan Thornton, husband, Willard Archer, sister, Lois Osborn, mother, Mary Gertrude Neff, father, Charley Leroy Neff, infant sister, Edna Neff.

Doris is survived by her sons, Charles Archer of Reston, VA and Randy Archer of California; grandchildren, Cherie (Bill) Warren, of Manassas, VA., Dawn (Kevin) Radtke of Fort Lauderdale, FL., Matt (Lydia) Archer of Gaithersburg, MD., Scott Archer of Midlothian VA., Katey Archer (Chad Nichols) of Midlothian, VA., Tyghi (Melanie) Vallard of Anoka, MN., and great-granddaughter, Lucy Vallard; niece, Deloris (Walt) Sutton of Osceola, IA, great-nieces, Kathy (Jim) Albrecht of Austin, TX, and Amy (Todd) Siefkas of Urbandale, IA as well as other relatives and many friends.

Cremation has been entrusted to Kale Funeral Home

Online condolences may be directed to the family at

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